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Vietnam affirms commitment to Mekong-Japan cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed Vietnam’s commitment to coordinating with Japan and other Mekong countries in implementing the Tokyo Strategy 2018 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation.

Korean firms to expand investment in electricity in Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Consulate General recently revealed the country’s businesses plan to invest more in Vietnam, especially in the manufacturing of electronic equipment and developing smart grid networks.


Vietnam, RoK bolster information exchanges on successful policies

The Ministry of Planning and Investment signed a memorandum of understanding on information exchange of successful policies with the Presidential Committee on Balanced National Development of the Republic of Korea yesterday.


Korean and Vietnamese traditional outfits featured at Hanoi Passion Show

Traditional outfits from both Vietnam and the Republic of Korea were introduced during the Passion Show which was held in Hanoi on June 25.

Korean star Ji Chang-wook to visit Vietnamese fans

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ji Chang Wook of hit movie “Empress Ki” is scheduled to arrive in Hanoi in August in order to meet with his Vietnamese fans and take part in a music event.

South Korea gives VN bomb detectors

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) on Tuesday received 200 explosive detectors donated by the government of the Republic of Korea (RoK).

US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes

 The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US had phone talks on March 1, discussing the results of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un which ended in Hanoi a day earlier without an agreement.

RoK offers 10,000 tonnes of rice in aid to typhoon-hit provinces

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Republic of Korea (RoK) offered 10,000 tonnes of rice in humanitarian aid to typhoon-hit residents in Vietnam’s central provinces, 

Potential cooperation in science education for Vietnam, RoK

 Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have cooperation potential in science education and training, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of the RoK Kim Sang Kon.

More imports from South Korea : experts

Imports from South Korea have been increasing rapidly since the Vietnam-South Korea FTA took effect in late 2015, as Vietnam’s largest trade deficit is now with South Korea, not China.

RoK, Thailand win team events at int’l table tennis championship

The Republic of Korea team A won the men’s team event after beating their team B comrades 3-2 at the 31st Golden Racket international table tennis tournament.


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Temporary anti-dumping duties on steel from China, RoK

 Temporary anti-dumping duties will be levied on some coated steel products imported from China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) from September 16, 2016 through January 13, 2017. 

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RoK invests US$3.5 mil in Vietnam’s employment information network

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister has approved a technical support project for an employment information network in Vietnam using ODA (Official Development Assistance) from the Republic of Korea.

RoK to help Hanoi plan development

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Republic of Korea will help Hanoi survey some 3,000ha of land along the banks of the Hong (Red) River to plan the city's urban development.

RoK, Vietnam strengthen defence cooperation

 Vietnam Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh and his Korean counterpart Han Min-koo held talks in Hanoi on May 28, discussing measures to boost defence cooperation between the two countries.

HCM City’s leader visits RoK to foster multilateral cooperation

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Le Thanh Hai on May 26 had separate meetings with officials of the Republic of Korea during his working visit to the country.

RoK supports online training for Vietnam universities

 VietNamNet Bridge – The inaugural ceremony of the Korea Foundation Global e-School was held in Hanoi on April 8, reported the Hanoi Moi newspaper.

RoK, Vietnam justice ministries sign cooperation agreement

 Vietnamese Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong and his Republic of Korea (RoK) counterpart Hwang Kyo-ahn signed a cooperation agreement between the two ministries following their recent talks in Seoul.